The ban on Serbian music in the neighbouring Republic of Macedonia entered into force on Friday night.
The growth of migrant trafficking through Bulgaria is disturbing, announced Europol.
Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets to protest against the anti-migrant policy of the government of PM Viktor Orban.
Turkish authorities have laid off 1,500 prison employees and supervisors, reported Reuters, citing Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag.
The European Union must honour its promise to introduce a visa-free regime with Turkey by the end of the year, said a high-ranking Turkish official cited by Reuters.
The National Security Council (MGK) of Turkey has recommended an extension of the state of emergency announced in the country in the aftermath of a failed coup attempt in July, state-run Anadolu Agency says.
The Vice President of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva will be on unpaid leave for one month and her functions will be taken over by Commissioner Günther Oettinger in October.
The quotas for the distribution of asylum seekers among the member-states of the EU are “politically exhausted”, stated Slovakian PM Robert Fico on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that the EU must sign agreements on migrants with Egypt and Tunisia like the agreement already concluded with Turkey.
Turkish security services have prepared a new list of 20,000 people who are suspected of being members of the organisation of Fethullah Gulen.
Voters in Bosnia-Herzegovina's entity of Republika Srpska have defied a ruling by the country's top court which bans celebrations in the region on January 09, according to local media.
Bulgaria is not inclined to allow the deployment of joint border police units with Serbia to its border with Turkey, a recent government decision shows.
The leader of Macedonia's main ruling party is trying to raise anti-Bulgarian sentiment to win the forthcoming elections in the country, a Bulgarian MEP opines.
Bulgarians who got insulted by a comment that Russia will buy the entire Bulgaria have to differentiate between what is serious and what is not, Russian MP-elect Pyotr Tolstoy has said.
“The EU must build a giant city for refugees on the Libyan coast in order to control the process of granting asylum to people from Africa before they reach Europe,” stated Hungarian PM Viktor Orban at a meeting of 10 heads of state in Vienna on Saturday.
The National Historical Museum (NHM) has decided to restore the Bulgarian military monument at Kaimakchalan, announced the Director of NHM Bozhidar Dimitrov.
Macedonia's Foreign Ministry has declared "illegal" a Bulgarian memorial plaque placed on Kaimakchalan peak, at the Macedonian-Greek border, which a journalist from Skopje claims to have demolished.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said his Macedonian counterpart assured him there would be a response from authorities to the desecration of a memorial plaque allegedly committed by a Macedonian journalist.
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